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Located in Central America, Costa Rica contains more than 6% of the world’s biodiversity with many different ecosystems. On top of that, the country is home to many species of wild animals from amazing land and aquatic mammals, and big reptiles to tropical birds! Not to mention all the diverse tropical plants and trees around the country.


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Due to its geographical situation, Costa Rica contains about 6% of the world’s biodiversity, with countless plants and animals. The country is home to many different ecosystems, from rainforests to tropical beaches and active volcanoes.


Costa Rica is bordered on one side by the Pacific Ocean and by the Caribbean sea on the other side, which offers lots of possibilities for unspoiled and pristine beaches! Indeed, from black sand to white sand coastline, the country has one of the most beautiful beaches in Central America!


Costa Rica has over 500’000 different species of wild animals. Moreover, the country is home to numerous endemic animals from rainforest frogs to deadly snakes among many more. The country is also famous for its sloths and tapirs presence!

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In this section, you will find travel guides and bucket list experiences that gather all you need to know to enjoy your trip to the fullest. If you have any questions, feel free to contact me at any time! It would be a great pleasure to share more with you. 


Drake Bay is located in the most Southern part of the Pacific coast of Costa Rica.

Situated on the border with Panama, the Osa peninsula is the most remoted part and home to Corcovado National Park, the wildest park.

A visit to Costa Rica is, in my opinion, not complete without discovering the Osa peninsula.

That is why I have created this ultimate Drake Bay travel guide that gathers all you need to know to enjoy your trip to the fullest!

Costa Ballena travel guide: All you need to know!

Located on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, Costa Ballena is the region of Ojochal, Uvita, and Dominical. 

Costa Ballena is well-known for its good living life, great and wild beaches, and wildlife. 

We had the chance to spend a week around there and we couldn’t start our trip to Costa Rica in a better way.

That is why  I am happy to share with you the complete Costa Ballena travel guide that gathers all you need to know to enjoy the area to the fullest!

top things to do in La Fortuna, Costa Rica: All you need to know!

La Fortuna region is famous for its active volcano called Arenal, thrilling experiences, and hiking trails. 

The landscape in La Fortuna is different from the other parts of Costa Rica and we loved it! 

This is why I am thrilled to share with you a complete La Fortuna travel guide that gathers all you need to know to enjoy the region at its best! 



Monteverde travel guide: all you need to know!

When you picture Costa Rica, you probably think at first about unspoiled beaches and intense jungle, correct? What if I told you that in addition to all that, there is a place in the middle of Costa Rica where there is a huge Cloud Forest? This place is called Monteverde and is, without a doubt, a must-do while in Costa Rica!
That is why I’m over the moon to share with you the ultimate Monteverde travel guide for you to enjoy the region to the fullest!

Things to know before visiting Costa Rica!

After spending three months in Costa Rica, I have learned one thing or two!
This is why I want to share with you all my tips and tricks so that you can enjoy your trip to the Pura Vida country to the fullest!
Indeed, there are several things to know before visiting Costa Rica and I would have loved to know them ahead!

The ultimate costa rica travel guide:
1-month itinerary!

Who has never dreamed of visiting Costa Rica?
Located in Central America, Costa Rica is synonym with diverse wildlife, incredible green sceneries, and unspoiled beaches. Damien and I had the chance to call Costa Rica our home for 3 months.
That is why I am over the moon to share with you my ultimate Costa Rica travel guide that gathers notably a 1-month detailed itinerary packed with tips.

Corcovado National park: sleep in the middle of the jungle at La Sirena Station!

A visit to Costa Rica is not complete without experiencing the intense wildlife and fauna of Corcovado National Park has to offer. Sleep in the middle of the jungle at La Sirena Station to have the best time!

Here is a complete guide to Corcovado National Park that brings together all the information you need about an overnight experience at La Sirena Station so that you can enjoy this once-in-a-lifetime adventure to the fullest!

Releasing baby sea turtles into the ocean in Costa Rica!

As animal lovers, releasing baby turtles into the ocean has always been a dream of ours.

During our time in Costa Rica, Damien and I were lucky enough to cross this adventure off our bucket list!

This is why, through this blog post, I give you all the info you need to live this once-in-a-lifetime experience as well!

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